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- XML “Song Composed During the Black and Tan Period”
- XML “The Dawning of the Day”
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- (continued from previous page)III
The shoneens they are desperate
They don't know what to do.
They attacked our cherished Religion
Our Priests and Bishops too,
They said twas Satan thought them and taught the Sinn Feinn crew
But we can rejoice in Bornafea the shoneens are but few.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- O Blackstairs there it is noted fair.
With its chrystal banks and springs.
That gently flow down in a row.
By Ballymurphy mills.
Its colour green in often seen.
In splended sights and rare.
To everyone who comes along.
By the dawning of the day.II
O sweet bells tone, soft echoes moan.
Round Graiguenamanagh quaint.
As oft they tone in days of old.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.